Antique Brass Bucket or Kettle Signed H. W. Hayden's Patent 1851, Ansonia Brass Co. (Planter)
This is a spun brass bucket, pail or kettle. Circular form with rim, slightly convex underside, and a wrought-iron bail handle. Presented in original unpolished state with great color and patina.
Signed "H. W. Hayden's Patent December 16, 1851 Manufactured The Ansonia Brass Co". Circa 1880.
In good rustic condition. Expected surface corrosion and minor scattered indentations. No holes or cracks. Water tight.
A super piece for the fireside, for plants, wood/coal storage or display.
15 3/4" dimeter x 10 1/2" tall (18" tall to top of handle when extended).